Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.


Newcastle Civic Centre
Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear


Ralph Vaughan WilliamsThe Wasps: Overture
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsTuba Concerto
~ Interval ~
Gustav HolstThe Planets, Op.32


Simon Styles – tuba
Monica Buckland – Conductor

New Tyneside Orchestra

Programme Note

Join us for an evening of contrasts and excitment.

Discover the tuba as a solo instrument in one of Vaughan Williams' latest works. Soloist Simon Styles shows us just how virtuosic this giant of the brass world can be.

Holst's Planets is a staple of the repertoire with good reason. He gives us war, peace, magic, and the odd famous tune for good measure.

The Wasps is one of Vaughan Williams' first works to be regularly performed. Fast and exciting it gets the concert off to a cracking start. 

Conducted by Monica Buckland, led by Dawn Allen. Tuba: Simon Styles

Tickets: £10, concessions £8, students/children £4. Available by emailing or on the door.

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